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Constant racing heartbeats?

Constant racing heartbeats?

It Varies: Racing heartbeats, or palpitations, may come from a wide variety of conditions. Premature atrial (pacs) or ventricular contractions (pvcs) are common. Supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation/flutter, ventricular tachycardia all can cause a rapid pulse. Sometimes just the normal rhythm going faster than normal may cause a sensation of palpitations. ...Read more

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What is a "fourth heartbeat"?

What is a "fourth heartbeat"?

S4?: I think you are referring to what we call an S4 gallop. This is a 4th heart sound, not 4th heart beat. It is common in patients with hypertension or ventricles that are somewhat stiff from whatever cause. ...Read more

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What is the maximum possible heartbeat of a person?

What is the maximum possible heartbeat of a person?

220-age: Typically, the maximum predicted heart rate would be around 220-age in beats per minute. There is quite a bit of variability in this equation from person to person, but it gives a rough estimate. This applies to sinus (or normal) rhythm, and faster rates are seen in the setting of exercise or stress. Some arrhythmias result in faster heart rates. ...Read more

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I have fast heartbeat and cough?

I have fast heartbeat and cough?

OK: Coughing is actually an effective way of slowing your heart rate. Cough hard repeatedly when it happens. ...Read more

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Racing heartbeat after work out?

Racing heartbeat after work out?

Cool down: Do no just stop cold after a workout. Take the time to cool down by slowly reducing the intensity of the workout. ...Read more

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Is a shallow heartbeat dangerous?

Is a shallow heartbeat dangerous?

Heart beat: If the heart beat is 'shallow' and the patient feels fine, nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Racing heartbeat - is it serious?

Yes: If your heart is racing or you are having palpitations (a phenomenon in which you are aware of your own heartbeat or can feel your heart pounding), or if you are experiencing significant shortness of breath, it is best to dial 911 and visit the emergency room for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is 108 heartbeats per minute fast?

Is 108 heartbeats per minute fast?

Yes: Resting H.R is between 60-100 BPM.
If Ur heart beat is 108 BPM, consult MD, especially to rule out Hyperthyroidism.
Chronic Anemia can do the same. ...Read more

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What is considered rapid heartbeat?

What is considered rapid heartbeat?

Heart beat: A heart rate over 100 at rest would be a rapid heart rate. ...Read more

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What is cause of very slow heartbeat?

What is cause of very slow heartbeat?

Many things: Can cause a slow heart beat. The most common are medications such as beta-blockers and some calcium channel blockers. Being athletic can also cause a slow heart beat. Hypothyroidism is a rarer cause. As long as there are no associated symptoms, there usually is not cause for concern ...Read more

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When is heartbeat of fetus percepted?

When is heartbeat of fetus percepted?

Us:6 wks doppler10wk: 6 weeks by ultrasound and 10 weeks with a doppler is the usual time. ...Read more

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Is an irregular heartbeat a bad sign?

Is an irregular heartbeat a bad sign?

Not always: But see your physician to determine what kind of arrhythmia you have or don't have. ...Read more

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What can cause an irregular heartbeat?

What can cause an irregular heartbeat?

Too many to list: Sorry for vague answer but there are too many causes to list. Get with a cardiologist to determine type of arrhythmia & potential treatments. ...Read more

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How come I skip heartbeats when nervous?

PSVT with PACs: U need to check with ur doc. ...Read more

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What could cause an irregular heartbeat?

What could cause an irregular heartbeat?

Many things: It can range from benign premature beats to arrythmias. Talk to your physician & get evaluated. ...Read more

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Been having irregular heartbeat frequently?

Been having irregular heartbeat frequently?

Many causes: Your heartbeat is meant to be regular but there are many things that make it feel like it is missing, skipping, or fluttering. Most are benign but it is reasonable to see your GP and get an ECG to diagnose the problem if one actually exists. ...Read more

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What could be causing my elevated heartbeat?

Many causes.: Elevated heart rate may be due to various causes including: fever, pain, anxiety, drugs, medications, anemia, dehydration & infection. There also may be intrinsic disorders of the heart rhythm called arrhythmias. If the condition persists an evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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How many weeks do u hear a baby's heartbeat?

How many weeks do u hear a baby's heartbeat?

Check out this link.: Take care! Http://pregnancy.About. Com/cs/pregnancyphotos/l/blheartbeat. Htm.

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What're the causes of an irregular heartbeat?

Too many!: There are a plethora of causes for irregular heartbeat! that is why there is a whole specialty that is devoted to finding out the cause (cardiology) best to discuss with your doctor which cause pertains to your case. ...Read more

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How fast is a baby's heartbeat at 1 year old?

How fast is a baby's heartbeat at 1 year old?

90-165 or so: Awake, the typical heart rate will be 90-165, depending on alertness and excitement. With fever, crying, or activity, the heart rate could be over 200 bpm. While asleep, the heart rate may be slower than 90 bpm. ...Read more

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Is there a such thing as irregular heartbeat?

Is there a such thing as irregular heartbeat?

Yes: There are many types of irregular heart beat. Often the irregularity is due to normal heart rate variation. It also may be due to an arrhythmia. Determining whether an irregular heart beat is concerning requires a recording, such as an electrocardiograph, at the time of the irregularity. ...Read more

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Why does the heartbeat speed up or slow down?

The heart pumps: Blood to nourish and provide oxygen throughout the body and the rate varies based on body needs. For example, physical exertion requires increased blood flow so the heart best faster and stronger. The heart slows down to 'rest' when the need is less. Fear will increase the heart rate to prepare the body for flight or fight regarding any danger. Best regards. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have irregular heartbeat?

Feel it.: You can test this at home by checking your pulse at the wrist at your neck or putting your hand over your heart. Alternatively you can get much more detail by obtaining and electrocardiogram (ekg), but irregularity that occurs randomly is not liable to be picked on on such testing. ...Read more